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The most interesting and yet worrisome fact about most of the marriages below is that none of the couples could even stay married for up to 2 years, some couldn’t even last 1 year. This brings me to the question, What has happened to the sacred union of Marriage?
Here are the Top 10 Shortest Nigerian Celebrity Marriages

1.Uche Ogbodo and Arthur Akpo – 1 month

Top 10 Shortest Nigerian Celebrity Marriages

Barely a month into their wedding Uche shocked many when she revealed that her marriage to Arthur Akpo had crashed.

She told Vanguard, “The marriage lasted barely a month before we started having issues. We were having issues before I found out I was pregnant.”

Her wedding to Arthur is officially referred to as Shortest Nigerian Celebrity Marriage ever.

2. Comedienne Princess and Adeshola Jeremiah – 1 month

Shortest Nigerian Celebrity Marriages

Comedienne Princess joined the league of Shortest Nigerian Celebrity Marriages ever when she announced that her marriage to movie producer/director Adeshola Jeremiah had crashed. Princess who got married to her husband, Adeshola Jeremiah, in May 2013.

“I don’t think you should call him my ‘ex-husband’ because we were together for less than one month. An ex- husband is somebody you marry and after three years or more, you separate. She said.

3. Chiege Alisigwe – 3 months

 Shortest Nigerian Celebrity Marriages
Chiege Alisigwe was married to a UK-based businessman, but alleged that the man had other relationships. Unable to bear it, she came back to Nigeria, where she met and married an Enugu-based police officer. However their marriage crashed in a three-month period.

4. Stella Damasus and Emeke Nzeribe – 9 months

Shortest Nigerian Celebrity Marriages

Stella and Emeka Nzeribe were married for only nine months before going their separate ways.

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5. Funke Akindele – 11 months

Shortest Nigerian Celebrity Marriages

Actress Funke Akindele was married for nearly a year to Kehinde Oloyede. She didn’t comment on their divorce, but her ex-husband wrote on his page in social media:

“I’m doing just fine, getting along without u, don’t need u anymore in ma life. u d greatest mistake i have made in recent time.”

6. Lilian esoro and Ubi franklin – 11 months

Top 10 Shortest Nigerian Celebrity Marriages

They Married on November, 2015 and separated sometime around october 2016. The real reason behind their separation is still unknown.

7. Damola Olatunji and Raliat – 12 months

Top 10 Shortest Nigerian Celebrity Marriages

What happened: The Nollywood Actor (Damola Olatunji) Cheated On his Wife With an Actress in the same industry.

8. Uche Iwuji and juwon lawal – 15 months

According to an industry source, the reason the marriage went sour was largely due to the alleged romance between Iwuji and a top banker.

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9. Tonto dike and churchill – 17 months

Top 10 Shortest Nigerian Celebrity Marriages

“Thank for your love. Yes no marriage is perfect but mine was based on gross lies deceit, scam and many more darkness” Tonto.

10. Toke makinwa and maje ayida – 18 months

Top 10 Shortest Nigerian Celebrity Marriages

According to toke, Maje was an adulterer who continued in his adulterous acts even after it became public and boasted on several occasions that he wished to have been married to someone else.



Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

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